At a Glance

Overview
  • Founded
  • 1872
  • Tuition & Fees (In-State)
  • $12,852
  • Selectivity
  • Selective
  • Academic Calendar
  • Semester
  • Public/Private
  • Public
  • Religious Affiliation
  • None
Location and setting

Urban

Blacksburg, VA

Deadlines

N/A

Regular App Deadline

1-Nov

Early App Deadline

January 15

Financial Aid Deadline

Admissions

Application Information
  • Acceptance rate
  • 71%
  • % Admitted who enroll
  • 24%
  • Application Fee
  • $60
Incoming freshman Class Rankings

99%

Top half of HS class

85%

Top quarter of HS class

43%

Top tenth of HS class
Incoming Freshman SAT Scores
  • Verbal
  • 540-640
  • Math
  • 560-680
  • Writing
  • N/A
Incoming Freshman ACT Scores
  • Composite
  • N/A
  • English
  • N/A
  • Math
  • N/A
  • Writing
  • N/A
Admissions

Selective

  • ACCEPTED
  • 70%
  • PERCENT ADMITTED WHO ENROLL
  • 24%
  • ENROLLMENT
  • 25,791

Costs & Aid

Cost: In-State

$12,852

Tuition and fees (in state)

$1,210

books and supplies

$8,720

room and board

$22,782

Total on campus
Cost: Out-of-State

$29,975

Tuition and fees (out of state)

$1,210

books and supplies

$8,720

room and board

$39,905

Total on campus
Actual Cost By Income Level (w/Financial Aid)
  • Family Income
  • Cost
  • $0-$30K
  • $11,998
  • $30-$48K
  • $14,022
  • $48-$75K
  • $17,684
  • $75-$110K
  • $21,740
  • $110 & UP
  • $23,948
Financial aid

64%

Receiving Financial Aid

16%

Receiving Federal Grants

39%

Receiving Federal Loans
FINANCIAL AID DEADLINE: January 15

Student Life

Student Body

25,791

Total undergrad enrollment

7,379

Total grad students

21%

Out-of-state

73%

In-state

6%

International
Students

  • 43%

    FEMALE

  • 57

    MALE
Organizations

731

Student Organizations

33

Fraternities

22

Sororities
Housing

Yes

On-Campus Housing

30%

% of Students living on campus
Student Diversity
  • % American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0%
  • % Asian/Pacific Islander
  • 10%
  • % Black or African-American
  • 4%
  • % Hispanic/Latino
  • 6%
  • % White or Caucasian
  • 66%

Academics

Faculty & Classes

14:1

Student:Faculty Ratio

1,744

Total Faculty (Full-time)

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